Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 36 65
Rank change year-on-year -12 +29 -40
Contract jobs citing Web Services 44 58 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.54% 6.28% 4.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.88% 18.71% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 71
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £488 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -12.16% +11.70%
10th Percentile £350 £225 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
North East median daily rate £475 £328 £360
% change year-on-year +45.04% -9.03% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 317 310 694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 32.71% 33.59% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 218 494
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £285
90th Percentile £575 £550 £509
North East median daily rate £438 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +12.18% +11.43% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £11.75 £34.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +282.98% -65.77% +27.14%
10th Percentile £32.75 £10.28 £26.65
90th Percentile £48.05 £13.83 £36.90
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% -3.45% +42.86%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 42 £488 +47.73% 13
Gateshead - 2 - - 3
Web Services
North East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Git (software)
3 16 (36.36%) Java
3 16 (36.36%) JIRA
3 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 15 (34.09%) XML
5 14 (31.82%) SQL
5 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (29.55%) Docker
6 13 (29.55%) DevOps
6 13 (29.55%) Microservices
7 12 (27.27%) GitLab
7 12 (27.27%) BDD
7 12 (27.27%) TDD
8 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (25.00%) SOAP
9 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 10 (22.73%) Python
9 10 (22.73%) Scrum
9 10 (22.73%) REST
9 10 (22.73%) JSON
9 10 (22.73%) Ansible
9 10 (22.73%) Terraform
10 9 (20.45%) Kubernetes
10 9 (20.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (20.45%) Puppet
10 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
10 9 (20.45%) Spring
10 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (6.82%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) Liferay
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (29.55%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (20.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (13.64%) SaaS
5 4 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (6.82%) Boomi
6 3 (6.82%) IaaS
6 3 (6.82%) PaaS
7 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
7 2 (4.55%) GitHub
7 2 (4.55%) Heroku
8 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.27%) Force.com
8 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (2.27%) Office 365
8 1 (2.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) Skype
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Big Data
2 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQLite
3 1 (2.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Git (software)
2 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 16 (36.36%) JIRA
3 12 (27.27%) GitLab
4 6 (13.64%) Maven
4 6 (13.64%) Selenium
5 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
5 5 (11.36%) JUnit
6 4 (9.09%) Subversion
7 3 (6.82%) Bitbucket
7 3 (6.82%) Gradle
7 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.55%) JMeter
8 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.55%) MSTest
8 2 (4.55%) Ranorex
8 2 (4.55%) Robot Framework
8 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.45%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) JIRA Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Agile Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Backend Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) XML
2 11 (25.00%) SOAP
3 10 (22.73%) JSON
3 10 (22.73%) REST
4 9 (20.45%) Spring
5 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
5 6 (13.64%) Node.js
6 5 (11.36%) .NET
6 5 (11.36%) CSS
6 5 (11.36%) HTML
6 5 (11.36%) jQuery
6 5 (11.36%) Spring Boot
6 5 (11.36%) XSLT
7 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 4 (9.09%) HTML5
7 4 (9.09%) RESTful
7 4 (9.09%) Spring MVC
8 3 (6.82%) J2EE
8 3 (6.82%) JPA
8 3 (6.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.27%) Biotechnology
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Life Science
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Social Media
3 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) DevOps
2 13 (29.55%) Microservices
3 12 (27.27%) BDD
3 12 (27.27%) TDD
4 10 (22.73%) Scrum
5 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (18.18%) User Stories
7 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 5 (11.36%) Communications Security
8 5 (11.36%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (11.36%) Kanban
8 5 (11.36%) Migration
8 5 (11.36%) Security Management
8 5 (11.36%) SIEM
8 5 (11.36%) SOA
8 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.73%) Python
5 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
6 6 (13.64%) Java 8
7 5 (11.36%) C#
7 5 (11.36%) Ruby
8 3 (6.82%) XPath
9 2 (4.55%) XQuery
10 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
10 1 (2.27%) Groovy
10 1 (2.27%) Korn
10 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.27%) APMG
4 1 (2.27%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Ansible
1 10 (22.73%) Terraform
2 9 (20.45%) Kubernetes
2 9 (20.45%) Puppet
3 8 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Dell
2 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.55%) BT
3 2 (4.55%) Citrix
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Foundry
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.27%) Solace